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PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

B-TOWN HAPS: Saturday will likely be the busiest day of the year, events-wise

B-TOWN HAPS: Saturday will likely be the busiest day of the year, events-wise

This Saturday, Dec. 3, appears to us B-Town Bloggers to be the busiest day of the year, with at least 11 events going on, from local fundraisers to arts & crafts, bazaars, a work party, open house,... [Read more]

Works of artist Robin Walker on display at Burien Community Center thru January

Works of artist Robin Walker on display at Burien Community Center thru January

The Burien Community Center will be presenting the works of artist Robin Walker until the end of January 2017. Robin completed an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2010 and exhibits her work around... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

In response to emerging reports of hate speech and violence directed at refugee and immigrant communities, Highline Public Schools announced Friday (Dec. 2) that it is joining over 50 local organizations... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be giving away two pairs of Seahawks tickets at its Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon. “Courtesy of the generosity of board member Mike Bulleri,... [Read more]

Burien woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Tukwila Thursday night

Burien woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Tukwila Thursday night

A Burien woman was killed after her truck was struck by a suspected drunk driver Thursday night on the West Valley Highway in Tukwila, police said. Tukwila deputies responded to an accident report near... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016

VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016

The Google Earth Engine has released a new “Time Lapse” feature, which includes sequences of satellite photos spanning from 1984-present, including this cool one of our region below. Sweat... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestling season has started!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestling season has started!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Seattle City Light will be installing taller new utility poles around Burien soon

Seattle City Light will be installing taller new utility poles around Burien soon

Seattle City Light announced this week that it will be installing new utility poles around the region – including Burien – with taller ones that include wireless utility data collection equipment. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy is offering two Upcoming Creative Arts Workshops: Rustic Holiday Tree Centerpiece WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 7-9PM INSTRUCTOR: Lory Newsom We will be making Rustic/Vintage... [Read more]

Enjoy Winter Waterfall at WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, Dec. 4

Enjoy Winter Waterfall at WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, Dec. 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: There’s a special meetup spot and walking route for our December 2017 Walk-n-Talk, coming up this Sunday, Dec. 4.  Come join us! We’ll meet at the Recology Store... [Read more]

Two Opening Receptions this weekend before Burien Arts Gallery closes its doors

Two Opening Receptions this weekend before Burien Arts Gallery closes its doors

You have two chances to attend a final Opening Reception at the Burien Arts Gallery in Olde Burien. The Burien Arts Association will host its usual First Friday Opening Reception this Friday, Dec. 2, 5-8... [Read more]

Man with knife on roof causes lockdown of Highline Medical Center Thursday

Man with knife on roof causes lockdown of Highline Medical Center Thursday

If you saw major police activity at/near Highline Medical Center (16251 Sylvester Rd SW) on Thursday morning, Dec. 1, here’s what we know: Police say that a mentally-disturbed male was on the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Winterfest’ will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Winterfest’ will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: You won’t want to miss this fun filled day – Discover Burien’s annual celebration of Winterfest will be held this Saturday (Dec. 3) in downtown Burien, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. From horse-drawn... [Read more]

PHOTO: Police seeking help finding Burien man wanted for double homicide

PHOTO: Police seeking help finding Burien man wanted for double homicide

Seattle Police Detectives have identified Darion Lipsey of Burien as a suspect in a March 30, 2016 double homicide in Pioneer Square, and are now asking for the public’s help finding him: Police... [Read more]

REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Traveling “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” probably doesn’t include the fur-kids, but don’t worry…Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N... [Read more]

Over 600 pounds of turkey served at Navos’ annual holiday dinner in Burien

Over 600 pounds of turkey served at Navos’ annual holiday dinner in Burien

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, Navos, a leading local community mental health provider, hosted a holiday dinner for clients; for many of them, who live in poverty due to their mental illness, this will... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park’s annual Tree Lighting will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: Normandy Park’s annual Tree Lighting will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: Normandy Park’s annual Winterfest will be held this Saturday, Dec. 3, at both Manhattan Village and the Normandy Park Towne Center: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Manhattan Village (17847 1st... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm may be able to help if you’re experiencing financing struggles

DAL Law Firm may be able to help if you’re experiencing financing struggles

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Bedneyimages / Freepik If You’re Experiencing Financing Struggles, Our Office May Be Able to Help. For many clients we meet with regarding debts, one of the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

REMINDER: Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held next Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools awarded $30K to improve graduation rate

Highline Public Schools awarded $30K to improve graduation rate

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Do your holiday shopping at the annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar – coming this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A wide variety of holiday items and gifts will be on sale at this great bazaar,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, Dec. 3

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, Dec. 3

Get outside with your neighbors and restore the forest this Saturday, Dec. 3 – Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve! “Come join us this Saturday at Walker Preserve as we continue... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their... [Read more]

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

The King County Library System is seeking the public’s input to help shape its future at a Strategic Planning: Community Conversation this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.... [Read more]